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silicic acid

noun, Chemistry
1.
any of certain amorphous gelatinous masses, formed when alkaline silicates are treated with acids, which dissociate readily into silica and water.
Origin of silicic acid
1810-1820
1810-20
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British Dictionary definitions for silicic acid

silicic acid

noun
1.
a white gelatinous substance obtained by adding an acid to a solution of sodium silicate. It has an ill-defined composition and is best regarded as hydrated silica, SiO2.nH2O
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